Testimonials

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Sarova Hotels
"Every member of the teams across all hotels love it..."

Switching our M&E Diary system to events500 was not a difficult decision. Installation and training was conducted very efficiently and professionally, making it a simple and painless process. I can honestly say that every member of the teams across all hotels love it, a vast modern and up to date improvement on our previous diary.

Group Revenue Manager
Braxted Park
"Training and support given is excellent ..."

We have been working with them since June 2013 and must say that it has proven to a very good investment for us. Our sales office has become more time efficient because of the tasks you are able to complete at the press of the button....just brilliant. There is quite a lot to learn but the training and support given is excellent and I would fully recommend this management system to the wedding industry.

Sales & Marketing Manager
Colchester United FC
"A great tool, easy to understand and follow..."

As a venue we have been using events500 as our sales system and booking diary for conference, meetings and corporate hospitality since August 2013 and have found this to be a great tool, easy to understand and follow from the initial booking through to the function sheet. As a Football Club and Conference venue our needs are quite varied and the developers have been very flexible and worked with us to meet our complex business needs to write new reports and talk through different ways to work with bookings on the system to cover all areas of our business and offer ongoing support to help with future developments.

Head of Sales
National Conference Centre
"It has saved time in our sales department..."

The ways in which events500 would benefit the National Conference Centre were clear from the start. It has saved time in our sales department by reducing their administration and paperwork significantly and this has improved their efficiency overall. For example, we’re able to replicate entire bookings from our regular customers at the click of a button. The National Conference Centre is a substantial venue with the largest of our thirteen conference suites capable of hosting over 1,000 guests. We regularly host large events which require a lot of attention to detail and events500 enables us to record that detail throughout the booking process ensuring our customers know exactly what to expect and our staff know exactly what’s required from them. Finally, it was important that the changeover was as smooth as possible, both in terms of technology and staff training. Thanks to their professional trainers and in addition to the fact that the events500 is very user friendly, the software was up and running quickly and all the relevant members of the team were confident using the software by the end of the sessions.

Director
Conferences & Meetings
From 10-1000 people, events500 helps you manage every detail
Isla Gladstone
"Being Windows based means it is easy to navigate and logical..."

Our previous software was time consuming and the different programmes did not ‘talk’ to one another. events500 does do this and gives the user the option to view, print or manually adjust the documents produced. We are now able to respond and track business much more efficiently and can collate data more easily. Having the data hosted online means that any member of staff can access the programme as and when they need to either remotely or in house. I like the fact it feels familiar; being Windows based means it is easy to navigate and logical. The constant telephone support line is also reassuring.

Events Manager
Captains Club Hotel
"Support is always an email away and they respond very quickly..."

Switching was such an easy process. It is a very easy to learn programme and if ever we need any help, Support is always an email away and they respond very quickly. As well as the layout of the programme being easy to use, the format of all the documents events500 create are very clear and easy to read. The thing we love about events500 the most is that once you input all the information you require this then creates your quote, contract, function sheet and invoice. Saving us time (as before we were doing all of this separately!!) We would definitely recommend events500 to other hotels/Event businesses.

Events Administration Manager
The Kings Arms Hotel
"We already have, and will continue to recommend it to other venues..."

After looking at various different systems we chose events500 to replace our previous manual system due to its user friendly interface and great customer support. The installation process and initial training was well conducted and the support we have received thereafter has been excellent. New users have picked up the system quickly and the documents it produces have given us a much more professional approach. Overall the system has reduced the time spent on admin and reporting by two thirds allowing us more time to concentrate on sales and marketing our venue. We already have, and will continue to recommend it to other venues.

Sales & Events Manager
The Bond Company
"Contracts and invoices look more professional..."

We were originally using an Excel based diary which was very hard to use as there was limited space for information especially for larger events. Monthly reports took an entire day whereas now they only take 15 minutes! It's easy for all members of the team to find the information they need and very user friendly. Having an “all in one” system from enquiry to invoice is the best thing - it means I can send all my documents from one location instead of using lots of different programs. Our contracts and invoices look more professional and the function sheets have made running an event much easier. We have increased sales because we are not spending lots of time putting bookings into the system then repeating ourselves in an e-mail. Finally, whenever we're stuck, the support team are able to help us or show us what to do.

M & E Co-ordinator
Weddings
Meticulously plan & document even the most complex wedding
Oxwich Bay Hotel
"Proving invaluable to the company as a whole..."

Our company has been using events500 since December 2012, and it has proven to be an excellent investment. The transfer over from our old system was seamless, and the support and assistance we've received from the company has been second to none. Since introducing the system, we've found that our booking process is noticeably more streamlined, and the additional management information that we can now extract through the report generation system is proving invaluable to the company as a whole.

Events Manager
Blackwell Grange
"It is extremely user friendly, fast, and has plenty of features..."

It is extremely user friendly, fast, and has plenty of features to give you everything you need. It is easily picked up by new employees with its straight forward layout, it makes training a breeze. It has saved the office hours of time as reports can be pulled off quickly, events can be copied numerous times, and forecasting can be done in seconds. The chase/task system is something we use daily, to keep on top of enquiry chases, deposits required etc. this again, saves on time, but also on paperwork. Agile are always on hand for any queries, and are fantastic at looking at issues and solving them. They are constantly looking at new ways of improving the system. I would recommend this system to anyone who asked.

Meetings and Events Manager
Complete Hotel Services
"Efficient, easy to use & fairly intuitive for users..."

We chose and installed events500 in 3 properties in 2012 & have found it to be efficient, easy to use & fairly intuitive for users. In my opinion it represents good value for money. It is suitable for any small or medium sized hotel, our smallest property is just 10 bedrooms, and really does help to streamline & organise the sales process resulting in better levels of conversion. Agile Hospitality provide excellent support and are always open to ideas about how to develop the product. If we acquire other properties we will be installing events500 as soon as possible.

MD
Plough and Harrow Hotel
"This software has helped us increase sales..."

What first impressed me was the speed of which we could get a quote to the client, often before they came off the phone. There is no doubt in my mind this software has helped us increase sales. Put simply Great Product

General Manager
Banqueting
Maintain margins for every booking, whilst delivering spectacular events
The Glasshouse
"I would highly recommend events500..."

I would highly recommend events500 to other businesses. The installation process, staff training and support has been most beneficial to our company. The system itself is extremely easy to use and makes the quoting, contracting and invoicing process streamline. It is easy to add new bookable items as the business and packages change, and if we do run into any difficulty, the support team are always on hand to assist in an extremely quickly manner.

Sales Manager
Marygreen Manor
"The ease of use of the system was the biggest selling point..."

We decided to switch from our manual system to speed up the booking and confirmation process, also to make the reading of function and kitchen sheets a lot easier. The set up process was comprehensive, but was explained well and was worth the effort as it has made the whole booking and confirmation process more efficient. Thankfully I have not had to call the support team often and on the rare occasion that I have (usually human error) the issue has been dealt with swiftly. The ease of use of the system was the biggest selling point meaning training of staff to use the system didn’t take long at all. Thank you to All at events500 for helping making us a more efficient department.

Conference & Events
Christmas Parties
Private functions or party nights, events500 streamlines the process
Old Amersham Hotels
"Events 500 is by far the most superior and flexible event management system available!.."

Events 500 is by far the most superior and flexible event management system available! Our central office use Events 500 to manage our collection of properties and it couldn’t be simpler. From the initial enquiry stage to the final function sheet and kitchen sheets, every option needed for smooth planning is provided. Standard email templates written by us which can be tailored to each client that pull through to outlook save hours of retyping, “late change” email notifications for amendments to events happening in the current week and the ability to update our own venue prices and items are all team favourites in an ever changing and fast paced business. Not forgetting the brilliant task diary keeping the team on time and up to date with those pesky chases for event leads. Having used different and often clunky systems in the past Events 500 and their continued development and support is refreshingly brilliant and we couldn’t recommend the system more to other venues!

Head of Sales & Events
Forum Cafe Bars Ltd
"Great for front of house staff..."

The booking system is very simple to use and easy to understand. The diary is the most used area and is set up specifically for our venues, it displays a clear overview of all our group bookings and parties. The system collates all the booking information inputted and displays in one simple function sheet, great for front of house staff. We find the function which allows us to create our bespoke event packages very beneficial, the function displays to the front of house team each item included in the package and also supports the financial aspects, splitting the overall cost into the correct cost centres making this process more efficient. We now also have an online booking capability.

Event Sales Manager
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